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30 landmark employment law judgments

Since its first issue on 9 February 1988, Personnel Today has reported on a staggering number of developments in employment...

Personnel Today turns 30: How has L&D evolved?

21 Feb 2018

As part of our series celebrating 30 years since the first issue of Personnel Today, Roisin Woolnough considers the vast...

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The Children and Families Act has received Royal Assent.

PT30: Ten key legal changes since 1988

14 Feb 2018

Since it first went to press in February 1988, Personnel Today has seen employment legislation introduced, amended and abolished many...

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Personnel Today turns 30: Highlights from our first issue

9 Feb 2018

Did you work in human resources in the 1980s? Or perhaps you worked in personnel? We mark the 30th anniversary...

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CIPD 2017: What you might have missed in Manchester

16 Nov 2017

Enjoying working with people is no longer a good enough reason to be in HR, according to Peter Cheese, CEO...

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Zoopla’s Lorraine Metcalf: delivering a successful business transformation

12 Oct 2017

Building an HR function during a time of rapid growth is always a challenge, but for Lorraine Metcalf of digital...

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The CIPD Annual Conference and Exhibition 2017

1 Oct 2017

PROMOTED| On November 8-9, the HR, L&D and OD community will come together in Manchester to celebrate 70 years of the CIPD Annual Conference & Exhibition.

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The CMI/XpertHR research found the overall gender pay gap to be 26.8%; in HR it was just 10.0%.

Female HR managers earn £4,500 less than male colleagues

25 Sep 2017

Female HR managers earn £4,500 less than their male counterparts – equivalent to a gender pay gap of 10% –...

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HR becoming more female, less accidental career choice

20 Sep 2017

The human resources profession is becoming increasingly female according to new research released this week. However, fewer people are “falling...

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Government must invest in HR for small businesses, says CIPD

11 Sep 2017

An investment of £13 million per year could provide small businesses with the HR support they need, according to a...

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Employment levels to rise but candidates fight for low-skilled vacancies

14 Aug 2017

There are 24 applicants chasing every low-skilled job vacancy, according to the latest Labour Market Outlook from the CIPD and...

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In which sector is HR perceived least effective?

4 Aug 2017

Staff in technology companies believe their HR departments under-perform, when compared to the people functions in other industry sectors, according...

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Upskill and diversify: Strategies for overcoming recruitment challenges

26 Jul 2017

In the second of a series of articles looking at how organisations can tackle growing recruitment challenges, Claire McCartney from...

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How to be an employer of choice in an increasingly competitive jobs market

10 Jul 2017

How do you make your business a place where the talent you crave wants to work? Claire McCartney examines recent...

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HR careers survey: Tell us how you got into HR

4 Jul 2017

XpertHR is conducting a survey on HR careers, looking at how UK HR professionals begin, manage and progress their careers...

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